My Resolution on Conflict Resolution
by Jim Mitchell So I was thinking again about conflict resolution and about how my wife and I often have conflict about our conflicts. As I’ve confessed, our approach has been to find balance between us and to try to manage the conflicts better. What I’m learning is that this is really a surface approach […]
Oneness Isn’t Sameness-My Life With a...
By Glenda Lesher Waking up before dawn is difficult for me, but thankfully I have a reliable alarm clock–my husband. He’s an early riser and makes sure the coffee is brewed and that I know what time it is. About ten minutes after his initial wake-up call, my foggy brain hears, “Are your eyes open?”—“Is […]
A Gentle Answer
Contributed by Faith Jackson A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1) When I was a young mom, I had a routine I followed when it was nearly the end of the afternoon and I was expecting my husband home from work. This may sound very “June Cleaver” […]
Conflicts About Conflict
By Jim Mitchell Do you ever argue about your arguments? We do. Well, I should say I do… my wife just listens. Here’s the issue. I usually try to handle conflict openly and head on, even if it means things get heated. It feels more courageous to me, more honest, and it saves time. I […]